Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

  • Campaign Assistant, Man / Woman of the Year

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-3426
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Type
    Temporary Employee
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    How many people can answer the question, "What do you do for a living?" with the answer, "I help find cures for cancer." At LLS, employees take our mission seriously. Whether you work in one of our chapters, are an accountant at the national office or a specialist in our Information Resource Center, you work each day on making our mission a reality: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
    Join us and give new meaning to the word, "job."

    Overview

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) California Southland Chapter is seeking a part-time paid Campaign Assistant to join a small, dedicated team in planning the Gala for the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, which raises over $1 million annually. This is an ideal position for a candidate interested in pursuing a career in non-profit, fundraising/development, sales/marketing, and/or event coordination while making a difference in the lives of people living with and affected by blood cancers.

     

    We are looking for an organized and creative self-starter who can manage multiple tasks and communicate effectively with a diverse audience. This person should have a strong work ethic, maintain close attention to detail, and be able to work independently as well as a part of a team. 

    Additional Position Information

    Hours: 15 hours a week, 3 days a week during office hours (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm) plus some events on weekday evenings or weekends when schedule allows; preferably to work at 8 weeks from April 23rd to June 15th.

    Location: 4929 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90010

    This is a paid part time position– parking and mileage reimbursement is included

    Responsibilities

    • Assist Man & Woman of the Year team in researching venues, party ideas, & more, managing RSVP lists, and assisting with tasks from making decor to logistics planning.
    • Researching local businesses to build sponsorship and in-kind prospect lists.
    • Assisting securing auction and raffle items. This often involves heavy phone calls, many times cold calls.
    • Assisting with maintenance of Social Media accounts.
    • Creating and updating campaign materials, including: correspondence, promotional packets, and flyers using Microsoft Publisher, Word, and Excel.
    • Office duties include photocopying, scanning, filing, data entry, and mailings.
    • Must be able to attend the Grand Finale Gala on June 9, 2018 at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios.
    • Supporting all campaign staff as needed.

    Qualifications

    In the cover letter, please include the following: days/hours available, start date/end date, and why you are interested in working for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
     
    The Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer – all are welcome to apply.

     

    The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: the world’s largest not-for-profit health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education, advocacy and patient services. Our mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

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